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We are excited to welcome your kindergartener into Cedar Rapids Community School District! To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15th.

Do you have another student enrolled in CRCSD?
Register your kindergartener below beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Is your family new to CRCSD?
Register your kindergartener below beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Required documents for registration are detailed below.

Alternative kindergarten

If your student needs another year before entering kindergarten, you may be interested in our alternative kindergarten program. You can indicate your interest when completing your kindergarten registration form. You will receive an email with more information if your student qualifies. Interested students will be screened to determine eligibility.

If your student does not qualify for alternative kindergarten, they will be enrolled in their resident school for kindergarten.

Required documents

Required documents can be uploaded in the online registration process, emailed to registration@crschools.us, or provided directly to your student’s school.

  • One proof of residency (see examples of acceptable documents below)
  • Student’s certificate of immunization
  • Student’s birth certificate

Accepted proof of residency documents:

  • Gas or electric utility bill (last or current month)
  • Pay stub (last or current month)
  • Property tax bill
  • Mortgage statement
  • Current signed lease or rental agreement
  • Purchase contract

Important 2021-22 Registration Dates
Preschool applications openJanuary 1, 2021
Kindergarten registration beginsJanuary 1, 2021
Magnet lottery openFebruary 8 to April 2, 2021
Open enrollment deadlineMarch 1, 2022

Key contacts

Amanda Benedict-Barbian

Registration Coordinator

Amy Marner

Registration Coordinator

Tammy Pollock

Registration Assistant